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Garfield County sheriff defends reporting policy

DENVER – A Garfield County woman said she was incarcerated for 13 days on an immigration violation after she called police for help during a violent dispute with her husband.Virginia...

DATE: May 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Obama tells graduates he has ‘a new feeling about America’

COLORADO SPRINGS – President Barack Obama declared Wednesday the world has a “new feeling about America” and more respect for its leadership, weaving re-election themes into a commencement speech...

DATE: May 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Five groups ask court to halt coal mining

A local environmental group is one of five organizations suing the federal government over its approval of a proposed expansion of the coal mine that supplies the Four Corners Power Plant in...

DATE: May 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos resident to introduce Obama at Denver fundraiser

A Mancos resident will introduce President Barack Obama at a fundraising event in Denver this afternoon .Tami Graham was diagnosed with Stage 1 uterine cancer last September, but she didn’t have...

DATE: May 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire authority will likely stay together

While it’s not a done deal, it appears the Animas Fire Protection District will withdraw its letter of intent to separate from Durango Fire & Rescue Authority.The district is one of three funding...

DATE: May 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tale of two cities

FARMINGTON Durango residents overcome by a desire to shop at big-box stores know where to go: south of the border to the Land of Enchantment – a place called Farmington.It is here where shoppers...

DATE: May 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango may be seeing double

Durango appears to be heading toward two special elections: one as early as July 31 to modify the City Charter to allow all city voters to participate in a franchise election, which would then set...

DATE: May 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two die in U.S. Highway 160 collision

HESPERUS – A man and a woman riding a motorcycle died Tuesday after being struck head-on by a car on U.S. Highway 160.The crash occurred at 4:43 p.m., about four miles west of Hesperus. The victims...

DATE: May 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Working on the tan

DATE: May 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceTuesday 12:03 a.m. A man was power-washing sheet metal on top of J. Bo’s Pizza & Rib Co., 1301 Florida Road.4:37 a.m. A man passed out in the men’s bathroom at Conoco, 901 Camino del...

DATE: May 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Driver’s license campaign for immigrants in peril

DENVER – Immigrant advocates seeking a Colorado ballot measure to allow illegal immigrants to get driver’s licenses said Tuesday their petition drive is going slowly and their effort to seek an end...

DATE: May 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

The missing link

DATE: May 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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